Author: Woman True

Do- It-Yourself Body Scrub Basics

Recently, I treated myself to a scrub at a local spa which ran about $100 without the tip.  This is considered a deal in comparison to a lot of the other spas in town.  I was looking forward to getting pampered but was not impressed with the price tag nor the secret tubs of who knows what that was being slathered all over me.  I absolutely love the way my Bed Bath and Beyond scrubs left me feeling so silky, but even that a little jar of heaven set me back $25 for 25 oz.  As I journey to...

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(Another)Best Chocolate Cake Recipe

YIELD: 8 servings PREP TIME: 25 minutes COOK TIME: 35 minutes [divider]Source: mybakingaddiction.com[/divider] INGREDIENTS 2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons King Arthur Flour Black Cocoa, optional 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup strong black coffee 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment or in...

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HERSHEY’S “PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE” Chocolate Cake Recipe

10-12 servings [divider]Contributed: hersheys.com[/divider] Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup HERSHEY’S Cocoa 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water   Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans....

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